Barcello, Lee departures leave a tough challenge

It’s going to be hard to fill the basketball shoes and score the points typically made by Alex Barcello and Sabin Lee, Corona’s star players who both will be heading off to play Division I college basketball this fall: Barcello at the University of Arizona and Lee at Vanderbilt.

At 100-plus degrees, not the summer camp many of us remember

Most local areas high school football players and their coaches will be able to start organized practices for the 2017 fall football season on July 31.

As football season nears, eyes turn to expectations

With football a little over two months away, football fans at both Corona del Sol and Marcos de Niza are most like starting to think about high school football and how their teams will play this season since both teams will have new quarterbacks while the Aztecs have a new head coach.

Spring banquet honors schools’ top performers

The Tempe All-City Association awards banquet for spring sports honored a wide range of deserving athletes at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Tempe, where all four local schools took home recognition for their excellence in baseball, softball, tennis, sand volleyball, boys volleyball and track.

Tempe All-City winter banquet recognizes top student athletes

Athletes from Tempe area high schools were honored at the annual Tempe All-City Winter Banquet, March 27, including student athletes from Tempe, McClintock, Marcos de Niza and Corona.

Lovin’ the game never grows old: MLB’s longest-tenured manager looks back

Tommy Lasorda never bled Angel red, but his influence flows deep in the veins of the Angels clubhouse.

Nine returnees boost likelihood of a winning volleyball season for Aztecs

Corona’s boys volleyball program has the chance for a winning season with nine returning players, many who played club volleyball in the off season, and several talented young new players who joined the team Geoffrey Horewitch’s second season as head coach.

1st season win for Padres’ 4×100 relay teams

The Padres competed against Combs in their first track meet of the 2017 season taking first place in several events at the Marcos de Niza track.

Cardinals team up with Padre alum for new Marcos field

Oscar Ramirez Jr. still has the mentality of a high school quarterback.

Aztec wrestlers claim state 6A championship

The Aztecs started the year with a strong group of seniors and dominated their competition the second half of the season to culminate in their championship win at the Division I State Wrestling Tournament in Prescott Valley.
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